Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on October 28, 1941 · Page 7
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Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois · Page 7

Sterling, Illinois
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Tuesday, October 28, 1941
Page 7
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,..Qctojyr 28, 1941 STERLING DAILY GAZETTE, STERLING. ILLINOIS Page Sterling-Rock Fsll* *M Adj*- ceitt TYadinj? Territory PAID CIRCULATION 8,685 F>;crr Adverti«?r— into nr Small Horn* 1 " Rock Falls City and «»rlfc... Klrt F.IK Central Section Industrial, Business and Agricultural Interests of Whiteside County HfnUTl8!lEf» KTEHY Wf!EK IJAT EVfcHlNG— !f CASH*, Unftrk. F«K O**r C,iw, Walnut f»«MiyeM»K N«w Rwlfwt, Mann**. Twwtwm, NwrwwMfr, Taniy!<^. rrsph*t«tf>*-n, Krle, Fentfln. M«rH««, Lyniflt!. G*H. ROCIS FALLS NTT PAH» Including carrier, mall, tbrawoffa and ?*lc hi surrounding villages south of Rock Rivrr Advfrtbrr—L->rge or Small —Goes Into 8,585 Homes K«m« Oral. .!>< ""•*» Important Topics I* For Discussion at Rotary Meeting Samuel Rubin Takes Charge of Program Monday Night A lr, ••;-."On wnr.t ground*, if «r.v »s there . any Justification for n difference in wages paid a man and a woman for performing exactly the *ame type of work?" was held at th* meeting of the Rock Falls Rotary club Monday evening. The various members took different sides on the question. Those declaring there in Justification for a difference in wages stated that It Is a social reason. They Mated that because many girls nre maklni? near- It as much M men. and In rome <Ws more, that they did not wUh to give up their positions and get married, or make homes for their •husbands. Another question discussed was ' : How far should supply and demand factors be allowed to determine the price of goods Important to national defense or to public welfare?" It was stated that while there mlfht be some reason for increasing the price of food, that there ma no reason for the large increase that there has been. Mention was Aim made of the purported short- a|* of oil in the east, In which Ickes finally rescinded his orders. Manuel Rubin had charge of the meeUnff, which was of a vocational nature. Other question* had also bttn passed out for discussion, but the two questions more than took up tut limited time for the program. O. *. Newbum was program chair•urn and turned the meeting over to Mr. Rubin. A. A. Stocker of Rockford. Boy Scout area executive, was a visiting Rotarian. Herman Oltmaa led the singing, accompa- attd by Dr. Olenn Pohly. Rock Foils Rebekohs Are Invited to Other Lodges in November (•hre* Invltatloiw were accepted . to ?t;...d lodfe meetings In other p.Ues when the district will be en- tertanied at the J. H. Montague Rebekah lodge meeting Monday eve. nlnf (a the Rock Falls Odd Fellows nan They are Polo on Nov. 13, -• Amboy on Nor. 31 and Dtxon on Nor. ». Rock Falls will entertain the district Nov. 10. Mrs. Dorothy Bradford, delegate to the Rebekah state assembly in * aplinflrin gavt her. report. The aofclt trand. Mrs. Gladys DleU, ap- pesnted the following committees far the night of entertaining the distrtot: Dining room, Mrs. Bdna Lester. Mrs. Ida Woodring and Mrs. Mabel Cramer; refreshments. Mrs. MM Ford and Mrs. Dorothy Bradford, and reception and registration, . Mrs. Dorothy Bradford and Mrs. , Ithel Clark. • There were two visitors from the Frophetstown Rebekah lodge at the meeUnff, Mrs. Mary Brown, vice ' grand, and Mrs. LaDue. Lunch was served after the meeting to the members and guests. Postnuptial Shower For Mrs, Henry Porks Mrs. Henry Parks of Sterling, formerly Helen Morse, an instructor In UM Junior high school of Rock Falls. was given a surprise postnuptial shower at her home Monday evening. A social time was enjoyed, and the honoree was presented with many lovely gifts by the group. Mis* Laura Conrad ww the hostess of the evening- **id refreshments were •trved at a late hour. Thote preaent were: Mlaats Delia Than, Ines . Williams. Ada Lapp, Bertha MelUngcr, Arlene LJckhaxd, anaer. Roberta CuU«u Mtater Wells. Isabel Johnston. Edna Dtppe, and Laura Conrad, and Mrs. i McKinney and Mrs. John Lamb. Sentenced to Vondolio John Kvans, 41. of Hock Falls. was brought to the county Jail Monday after being sentenced to serve atx months at the stat* penal farm •t Vandalla on a vagrancy charge. He was aenteoced by Justice H. J. Driver Sprawls Out On Pavement When Car Hits the Curb Knocked out of his auto when the front wheel Mnirk th*> curb «n unknown driver .vRmpfrrri b«rk into p rar and drove away, in nn tm- ial arcident about 4.30 o'clock Monday afternoon. The mntorlM was driving eflM fin West Second strret. and went to turn ,«.outh on Tenth avenue. He M aoing too fast U> make the turn, so the car. which was a Model A Ford, struck the curb and stopped. The .side door was knocked open, and the driver went sprawling onto the ground and rolled to the back of the car. Undaunted, he got up, barked the car away, and drove on, apparently neither he nor the car any the worse for the mishap. The identity or trie driver was not learned. Four Sets of Four Generctions in Family Group Believed to B« Without Equal in Nation Singing Strings in First Assembly at Rock Falls High Givl Fine Program Of Instrumental And Vocal Music The Singing Strings were presented Tuesday morning in the Rock Palls Township high school at the first assembly of the school year. Included were a pianist, violinist, cellist and a soloist Pearl Roemer Kelly, the pianist, has traveled with Cassado as his accompanist, and Is also a teacher at the Kansas City conservatory of music. Dorothy Monday, the cellist, belongs to the Kansas City concert orchestra. St. Louis Symphony and the St. Louis municipal opera, for which she is the soloist. Norma Troje Miller, the violinist, has also traveled and she Is a composer. She is a member of the Kansas City concert orchestra. Vivia Davis, soloist, is a member of the Cranaston opera. The group has appeared in many large cities, Including Denver, St. Louis. Kansas City and other places of note. They played and sang a number of American selections, Including one on the Indians, and another on the old south. "Inter- mesao" was a very popular number. The program'was opened with 'The Star Spanfled Banner," and closed with everyone singing "God Bless America." One of the most favorite numbers was "Star Dust," which they started playing classical, then wait*, swing, corny Jass, and ending with classical. '. vacated by the Olllmans; and Donald Hubbard from 503 West Fifth street. Hallowe'en Party For Young Folks of The Gospel Center The young people's Sunday school class of the Rock Falls Gospel Center held a Hallowe'en party Monday evening at the home of their teacher, Mrs. Edna Walzer, with Edward Fisher and Dorothy Nance In charge. The house was appropriately dec- drated with black figures of cats, bats and witches. Orange and black streamers hung from the ceiling to the middle of the room, with orange lights and pumpkins. Various games were enjoyed, with a scavenger hunt as the main event of the evening; Refreshments were served afterwards. Those present were: Kenneth Albert. Elmer Albus, Edward Fisher, Fernita Hadley, Edith Moodle, Dorothy Nance, Lillian Russell, Marie Martha, Rita and Robert Sharp, Vera Smith. Percy Snitchler, Ethel Walters and Clarence and LaVonne Wolfe. Methodist Groups Hold Activities During This Week A Hallowe'en party was held in the Rock Falls Nfethodlst church Monday evening for the freshman- sophomore group -in the church, j Thirty were In attendance, a number of new members having Joined the group recently. Typical Hal- lowe'en scares and thrills entertained, with Mrs. James R. Uhlinger in [charge of the games and social, ae- 'tlvlty. Beverly Long was chairman j for the refreshments. j The group plans to hold monthly 'social affairs at the church. There are several more Hallowe'en parties going on during the week among the Methodist young people. Kathryn Bowers will entertain the King's Heralds this evening and the Merrill Boy Scouts are holding a demonstration meeting In the church tonight for their parents. This will be followed by a Hallowe'en party and is the first large social activity the scout committee has planned for the parents of boyg-Jn scouting. The troop has more than doubled In membership in recent months since the new scout committee headed by R. E. Llndgren has taken over. ' A room off the stage In the' gymnasium at the church has been set aside for a scout room 'and Is only used by the troop. It was redecorated and given to the Boy Scouts for their own use, A. A. Stocker. area executive from Rockford, conferred with the city scout committee Monday evening relative to the annual drive. Another party will be held this evening In the church when the Methodist youth will organize a mls- slonary Interest-group. Thurnriiy eve- Give Pitch Forty Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Hudson of 506 West Seventh street, Rock Falls, entertained-at a pitch party recently. There were several tables of cards, with Ray Simsur and C. D. Hudson winning high, and Floyd Crabb and Percy Sisnest«r, oataolation. Their wives war* Residence Changes CnangM of realdenoac reported In Rock Falls today are John F. Peterson to SOS Fifteenth avenue; Samuel Glllman from Route M) to Shore Acre*; T. F, BUHer to the house NORTHERN ILLINOIS' FINEST OPTICAL SEIVICE The people of Sterling and surrounding vicinity, know and appredau that glasses are recommended at Weisaer * Cobb, only when their need u clearly indicated. You are under no obligation whin you have your eyes examined at Welsser <k Cobb. If glasses are needed, small weekly or monthly payments may be arranged, it desired. r. M. KSSSt ^^^^^^w^miF OptomelruU and Optician* PMON1 , uuu nlng there will be a youth party at the Fred Coers farm home. Employed in Ohio Warren BeardsJee. a former pro at the Rock River country club, was a visitor In Rock Falls Monday. He has been niantglng.-the. Boston office of a sporting goods company for the past year, and has now been promoted to the main office at Dayton, O. He Is now on a week's vacation with his mother at Morrison. Rock Falls Briefs Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson of 704 Avenue A, Rock Falls, are both confined to their beds by illness. ~Pay-your delinquent personal taxes at city hall. Rock Falls, 8 a. m. to 5 p. .m., nil this week. After that 3 p. m. to 5 p. m. Chas. fl. Johnson, deputy collector.—adv. Gilbert Sears, 404 Avenue B. Rock Falls, believes he Is justified and perfectly safe in issuing a state and national challenge to any family who can duplicate a group as shown in the accompanying picture with four sets of four generations. ThU is considered one of the most remarkable family groups ever photographed. Until four weeks ago five generations could have been shown but the death of Joseph Wilson, Huntsville. Mo., who passed away Oct. 2, at the age of 90 years, eliminated the fifth generation. Peggy Jo Knox aged four months and her brother. Ronald, aged four years, are the youngest of the group representing the four generations. Mrs. Alice Yarde and Mrs. Anna Knox of Tam- plco. both 77 years, are the oldest members of the remarkable group. Seated, left to right, are: Mrs. Ralph Knox. 53. Rock Falls: Mrs. Alice Yarde. 77, Tamplco: Mrs. Anna Knox, 77, Tamplco, holding her great granddaughter. Peggy Jo Knox, four months. Rock Falls; Mrs. Alex Habe- nlcht, 67, Hamden, Mo., and Mrs. Gilbert'Sears, 44. Rock Fall*. StandIng: Left to right, Kenneth Knox. 26. Rock Falls: Ralph Knox. 53. Rock Falls; Mrs. Laura Seara; 63. Hunts- Mile, Mo.; Gilbert Sears. 44. Rock Falls; Alex HaberHcht. 73, Hamden. Mo.; Mrs. Kenneth Knox. 22, Rock Falls, and son. Ronald Knox, four years. Rock Falls. If another such remarkable group can be assembled here or elsewhere The Dally Gazette would be pleased to learn of the same. First Meeting of Literature Group „ Twenty-one members of the literature department of the Rock Falls Woman's club were present in the home of Mrs. Henry Klocke on Third avenue Monday evening, when the first meeting of the year was held. Mrs. -H. F. Daggett reviewed the book "Take to the VUls," by Marguerite Lyon. , ,. "Take to the Hills" J« a true story full of humor of the life the author and her husband are living on a farm in the Oaarki. She tells of moving from an apartment in Chicago to a small farm in the Ozarks. where they found many disappointments at first, but finally bought more land to make their home there. The author tells of the different people they have for. neighbors, of the many berries and fruits growing wild and of the many birds and their habits. She speaks of how the lambs playing as children do provide entertainment every evening. The farm is called "Sunrise Mountain Farm." Hollowe'en Forty for Cubs of Pock 308 Cubs who have been members of Pack 301 In Rock falls' for one year will be awarded service stars on Wednesday when a Hallowe'en party is held at Thome school. There will be movies shown and lunch served. The party starts at 4:45 o'clock. Attend Conference Rev. and Mrs. Leroy N. Fielding left Monday evening for Omaha, Neb., where they will attend a three- tAWTBBS Practie* * a£ Old Est'd rh 144 The Clean-Dry-Cleaners Odorless, Sterilized, Moth-Treated, Sanitary At the atwis« elak, they tali H 4wly ceeto a little «•**» to have tftM ARCADE ** K." BUGS-BUGS-BTCS Send Us Your Rugs—We'll Get The Bugs! day conference of the Congregational churches. Eighteen states are included in the district. Dinner Party Given For Pvt. Irvin Pratt Pvt. Irvtn Pratt, jr.. who will return to Camp Forrest. Tennessee. Wednesday morning, was honored at a dinner Sunday at the home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Pratt of 505 East Eighth street. Rock Falls. Those present were: Mr. and Mr*. O. Oilman. Mrs. Howard SprankJe. Mr. ajid Mrs. Lyman Simpson and daughter Leona and son Clalr, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sprankle and daughter Phyllis, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Watkens and son Lyle. Miss Lcona OtU man and Lillian and Lawrence Pratt of Rock Falls: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Pratt of Sterling: Mr. and Mrs. George Perice of Lanark;. Mr. and Mrs. James Middleton of Morrison, and Mr. and Mrs. Allan Delp and grandson Donald of Tiskilwa. Japan Feels Pinch Of Trade Warfare Food, Fuel Problems Become More Difficult Bv Max Hill TOKYO — (Speriaii — Because of the increasingly difficult food problem Junun w turn ins a la rite part of her Mlk-producine mulberry orchards into grain field* and drastically cutting production of rice, wine, tobacco and tea. To help grapple with the fuel problem. Japan \F calling on her fisheries to replace powered-craft with falling (hip*. The minister whose job i* to «-e that 7S.OOO.OOO Japanes? get enough to eat. Hlroya*u Ino. minuter of agriculture and forestry, has outlined the problem in the *emiofficial magazine Shuho. The government is trying. Ino said, not only to- ia^ure adequate normal supplies but also to build up big surpluses near the big cities as a precaution agaliut air raids and other emergencies. Ino said there were shortages in various essential foods, due parti* to the great drought of 1939 in weal- em Japan and subnormal crops in 1940 ind 1MI. and partly to dislocation of Japan's foreign trade arising from the "freezing" restrictions imposed by the United Stales, the British empire and th* Netherlands Ki' ! Indies. \'he government has announced vjbsidic.s of «bout $20 an acre tor the comemon of mulberry acretfta nnd similar bounties for tea, to- b?cro Hr.d peppermint fields. The plowing up of the mulberry orchards means nn epochal change in Japans agricultural life. For de- cfides the .mulberry trees, whoso ira\r.? aro fed to silkworms, were tha basis of Japan's mast important foreign trade industry. (The United. States. Japan's biK(?cst silk customer, has banned the importation of Jap- anr. 5 * . K Uk. Great Britain followed suit > Inn dusclopcd that the M941 rice crop is about 3.5 per cent below normal and barley, wheat and other grains some seven per cent. 1 Although every possible effort ha.s been rnnde to Increase agricultural production, it is regrettable that dup to cold weather, floods and other natural calamities, crops have not been satisfactory this year." he wrote. The converted mulberry fields will be planted to potatoes, sweet pota« toes, wheat and bartey. Taxicabs In the United States carry more than 790,000,000 pas« fcngers in a year. 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